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Brewed by John Martin
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Genval, Belgium

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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and can.
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Sugar, Hops.
In 1992, Gordon launches Finest Gold, a strong and refined beer with a typically Scottish character, combining the forces of charm and persuasion. Its origins and its strength (10% degrees of alcohol) give it its smooth taste and explosive nature. The taste of this incomparable beer is nevertheless entirely suited to the new demand of its many enthusiasts. Gordon Finest Gold is today available in 33 cl and 50 cl cans.


Keeper's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Keeper (252) - Milano, - OCT 18, 2012
Beer pours clear gold with a medium, white head. Dusty grain and dough in the aroma. Sweet cereal, sugar and alcohol.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KoNrRiI (1095) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2016
0.33 can. Clear, gold color and a small, white head. Aroma of pale malts, water, and damp. Taste is also primarily marked with pale malts, sweet and a tad spicy - nonetheless mediocre. A medium body, a slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and relatively soft. Overall this is a subpar brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlueGaljoen (87) - FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Joli couleur jaune très franche. Sans être une mauvaise bière, elle n’amène rien de spécial. Aucune subtilité mais pas non plus de points rédhibitoires. Trop d’alcool pour ce type de bière.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1273) - DENMARK - APR 7, 2016
En øl der ikke smager af sprit, men har spark Meget frutgagtig i det, smager lidt mild og blød. Meget sødlig i eftersmagen.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
Steo75 (1) - Pinerolo, ITALY - FEB 21, 2016 does not count
10 gradi e li senti bottiglia da 33 per poter guidare subito (o quasi) dopo la bevuta

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zacgillbanks (4156) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle from Mam and Dad’s holiday, France. A dark golden ale with a thin white head. It has a warming fruity body, toffee and vanilla flavours followed by a sweet, very warming alcoholic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - JAN 19, 2016
Thick, slightly yellowish foam
Caramel flavour
But not too sweet
Slight alcohol smell
Thick gold color and taste

Good belgiuum beer

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
pirri91 (11) - Osor, SPAIN - DEC 20, 2015
Cerveza de sabor muy alcoholico y dulce. Parece buena para cocinar. Regusto final dulce y mas tarde a regaliz. Color pajizo

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
The_Osprey (5557) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Nov 2015 - Can picked up from a petrol station (!) and shared in Steve’s car. 10% BB Feb 2017. Clear dark orange, dense foamy off-white head. Aroma is spice, clean socks, papery, honey, spiced crackers. Quite nice. Body is medium, tingly, slightly foamy. Taste is tangy fruits, bready malt, alcohol, spicy chemical finish. Harsh, dirty and metallic flavour. Holy shit.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fombe89 (1873) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 7, 2015
On Tap. @Cervecería Montana, Gijón. 04/12/2015. Color amarillo, sabor levadura, dulce, cuerpo medio. Larga de beber

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2015
Can, picked up from a petrol station on the N6 outside of Brussels, boosted in the passengar seat of Rilesters car from a paper cup, 21/11/15. Golden with a big ole off white head. Nose is sweet malt, sugary, light spice, bready, caramel, booze tunes, syrup, pear drop. Taste comprises caramel, syrup, sweet boozey edge, malt. Full bodied, fine carbonation, cloying boozey presence, harsh in places. Sweet boost jus, a little on the Meh side!


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